Halley described his new constellation as being a “perpetual memory” of the King, but it turned out to be less permanent than either of them would have hoped.
RoburCarolinum was rejected by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, who mapped the southern stars more comprehensively 75 years after Halley, and most astronomers followed suit, although Bode included it on his atlas of 1801 as Robur Caroli II.
RoburCarolinum shown under the name Robur Caroli II in the Uranographia of Johann Bode.
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